• fruit sugar
  • levulose
German: Fruktose
Japanese: フルクトース

Biochemistry. A simple sugar (monosaccharide) with the same chemical formula as glucose (C6H12O6) but a different atomic arrangement. Fructose is found in many fruits and vegetables and is one of the most important blood sugars along with glucose. It plays an important role in the glycolysis. Furthermore fructose serves as energy source for sperms and occurs in a high concentration in the semen.

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